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Probable human infection with a newly described virus in the family Paramyxoviridae. The NSW Expert Group.
- K. Chant, Roy Chan, M. Smith, D. Dwyer, P. Kirkland
- Biology, Medicine
- Emerging infectious diseases
- 1 April 1998
After an apparently new virus in the family Paramyxoviridae was isolated from pigs in August 1997, an investigation was carried out to assess its risk for humans. More than 250 persons with potential… Expand
Investigation of possible patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis C in a hospital
In December 1993 the NSW Health Department was notified that two patients had presented with acute hepatitis C five and seven weeks after undergoing minor surgical procedures in the same operating… Expand
Population-level effectiveness of rapid, targeted, high-coverage roll-out of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in men who have sex with men: the EPIC-NSW prospective cohort study.
BACKGROUND HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly effective in men who have sex with men (MSM) at the individual level, but data on population-level impact are lacking. We examined whether… Expand
Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in Australian educational settings: a prospective cohort study
- K. Macartney, H. Quinn, +30 authors K. Chant
- The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
- 3 August 2020
Summary Background School closures have occurred globally during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, empiric data on transmission of… Expand
Patient-to-patient transmission of HIV in private surgical consulting rooms
Evaluation of a national surveillance unit
- M. Gazarian, Katherine S. Williams, +6 authors A. Ruben
- Archives of disease in childhood
- 1 January 1999
AIM The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) facilitates national active surveillance of uncommon childhood conditions. This study assessed whether it fulfilled its objectives and satisfied… Expand
Meningococcal disease in urban south western Sydney, 1990-1994.
- R. Munro, K. Kociuba, J. Jelfs, J. Brown, S. Crone, K. Chant
- Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine
- 1 August 1996
BACKGROUND There has been a sustained increase in incidence of meningococcal disease throughout Australia since 1987. In south western Sydney the incidence is higher than the national rate and a… Expand
A cluster of meningococcal cases in Campbelltown
Fifteen cases of meningococcal disease occurred in South Western Sydney Area Health Service in 1991.
The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit
The Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit (APSU) in May 1993 began the active surveillance of eight rare paediatric conditions - AIDS, HIV infection and neonatal exposure to HIV, childhood… Expand